Graduate Writing Events Spring 2013: Fiction Residency with Lorrie Moore
In 1985, Lorrie Moore’s first collection of short stories, Self Help, was published by Knopf, producing reviews comparing her to everyone from Grace Paley to Woody Allen. Subsequent books include Anagrams , Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? , Birds of America , Like Life , and The Forgotten Helper , a children’s book. She has edited I Know Some Things: Contemporary Stories About Children Viewing The World  and The Best American Short Stories 2004. Lorrie Moore has been the recipient of a Lannan Foundation Foundation Fellowship, the National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Irish Time International Prize for Fiction, and a Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Her stories and reviews have appeared in The New Yorker and The New York Review of Books as well as other periodicals, and in annuals such as The O’Henry Awards and The Best American Short Stories of the Century, edited by John Updike.